6 Days - Tour Dates: December 30 - January 4, 2024
Day 1 - Saturday, 12/30/2023 - Arrive in Southern CA
Welcome to beautiful Southern California. Upon arrival transfer to your Orange County hotel for the next five nights. Orange County or “The OC,” stands out as one of the state’s most iconic destinations featuring manicured beach towns, celebrated theme parks, and incredible shopping all framed by oceanfront towns and luxury yachts. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner to get acquainted with your fellow travelers. - Dinner
Day 2 - Sunday, 12/31/2023 - San Juan Capistrano / Beaches / New Year's Eve
This morning sit back, relax and explore some of Orange County’s most famous sights and beach towns. First a short ride south brings you to San Juan Capistrano to visit the beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano, one of the original missions built by the Spanish. Next travel up the famous Highway 1 for spectacular coastal views. Drive through Dana Point and stop to visit both Laguna Beach and Newport Beach, quaint seaside cities with stunning views. Return to your hotel to get ready for a fun filled evening. Enjoy an exciting New Year’s Eve Dinner Party. The event will be filled with dining, dancing to live band music and the games of a ‘Monte Carlo’ style casino. There will be party hats, favors, drawing for prizes and a champagne toast to ring in the New Year!
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 3 - Monday, 1/1/2024 - Rose Parade / Hollywood Tour
Happy New Year! Get up early this morning for breakfast and then it is off to experience the ‘parade of all parades’ - the Tournament of Roses Parade. Experience reserved grandstand seats for the ultimate in up-close viewing. After the parade enjoy Lunch at the famous Lawry’s Restaurant in Beverly Hills. Then embark on a panoramic Hollywood & Beverly Hills Tour featuring Grauman’s Chinese Theater, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Rodeo Drive. Enjoy the remainder of the day and evening at leisure.
- Breakfast - Lunch
Day 4 - Tuesday, 1/2/2024 - Parade Floats / Nixon Library
This morning enjoy the Showcase of Floats where the floral master-pieces are parked in Pasadena, allowing you to see up-close the design and workmanship that goes into their creation. Later visit the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum featuring nearly 70 new exhibits, a replica of President Nixon’s Oval Office, the spectacular First Lady’s Garden, the President’s faithfully restored 1910 birthplace, a replica of the White House East Room and the flower-ringed memorial sites of President and Mrs. Nixon. The remainder of the day is at leisure. This evening there will be a shuttle available to Downtown Disney for shopping and dining.
Day 5 - Wednesday, 1/3/2024 - San Diego Tour / Cruise
Today travel south to visit San Diego. Enjoy a San Diego City Tour including the historic Gaslamp District, bustling Embarcadero, Balboa Park, and historic Old Town. This afternoon enjoy a leisurely San Diego Harbor Cruise featuring views of the San Diego Skyline, Seaport Village, Coronado Bridge, Coronado Island, and sea life along with facts and history about the unique waterfront. This evening join your fellow travelers for a Farewell Dinner at a popular San Diego restaurant. After dinner head back to your hotel.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 6 - Thursday, 1/4/2024 - Depart for Home
Today fly home filled with wonderful memories of your Rose Parade New Year’s Tour. - Breakfast
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